Select one example of social change (your choice but it cannot be anything about the family and analyze it in terms of each of the stages in Ogburn's Processes of Social Change. You may select any social change in the entirety of the American historical experience, from colonial days to the present. The social change can be something that you believe produced either positive or negative consequences for the country. Using a minimum of 300 words, answer the following: a. Describe the social change you have selected. b. Apply the various stages in Ogburn's Theory to your example of social change. (There are three stages.) c. Conclude with your assessment of whether this social change represented an overall positive or negative consequence in terms of its impact on American society. Explain your thinking on this.
a. Describe the social change you have selected. The social change I chose is the freedom to explore sexuality in its various forms without being condemned by society for my choice. For most of American history, sexuality has been a subject that has been approached with respect and care. Traditionally, rules for engaging i